Environmental safety and health professionals must meet specific requirements to acquire and retain certification. UCSC Extension offers courses in environmental safety and health; hazardous materials; hazardous waste; and occupational safety and health that will solidify your certifications and advance your career.
Our environmental safety and health courses offer hands-on skills as well as high-level management techniques to equip you for success at the highest level. We also regularly offer the HAZWOPER and the mandatory one-day update courses.
Upcoming Courses and One-Day Updates
Online! Environmental Fate of Pollutants
April 30 - July 31
Enrollments accepted through June 4
Industrial Hygiene and Health
May 1 - 29
Online! Toxicology, Principles
June 13 - September 10
Safety Management, Introduction
July 9 - 30
Many of UCSC Extension´s EH&S courses qualify for credit toward professional recertification.
ABIH: American Board of Industrial Hygiene. The indicated courses qualify for ABIH certification maintenance points. (www.abih.org).
CSP: Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Indicated courses qualify for Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification maintenance points (www.bcsp.org)
CHMM: Most courses in Environmental Safety and Management program qualify for CEUs needed for recertification of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (www.ihmm.org)
EH&S Experts Wanted
Local EH&S Organizations
In the Bay Area EH&S industry, what you know and who you know are everything. UCSC Extension's EH&S courses help you stay knowledgeable and connected. Here are other important resources to help you expand your network.
AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association, Northern California section
ASSE American Society of Safety Engineers (Local chapter).
BAESG Bay Area Environmental Safety Group
PIBA Pacific Industrial and Business Association
SESHA Semiconductor Environmental Health and Safety Association